Children’s drive to explore and be more independent can give ulcers to their parents. It can be challenging to find the right balance between keeping children safe while letting them visit new places, be with new people and do more adventurous things. The Boy Who Thought He Could Fly I can remember my son Arend […]
Category: Safety During Holidays
How Can I Help my Child with Moving Anxiety? Helping Children Deal with Upset Feelings Moving to a New Community
Moving anxiety is normal. Change can be scary and hard, and adults can help children by acknowledging this. A few simple steps can help children with the transitions that come with moving, as we discussed in our answer to the parent who asked us the following question: QUESTION: My children are upset because we are moving […]
Holiday Boundaries: Kidpower Tools for Protecting Children’s Boundaries and Helping Others Do the Same
One of my favorite childhood holiday memories brings me back to the age of eight, being tickled by my uncle whom I rarely saw, a man who approached superhuman status in my mind. I would escape the tickles, regain my breath, and crawl back for more. I was overjoyed that he would sit on the […]
A little bit of planning ahead of time can make a huge difference in making sure that everybody has a great time on Halloween.